The House of the Seven Gables

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On select weekend nights in October, step into the world of Salem author Nathaniel Hawthorne as you experience two dramatic theatrical performances played out within historic houses connected directly to Hawthorne himself. The Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables were created in 2001 by local writer Anne Lucas and have been performed on October weekends since then.
Learn more about October Performances

Performances begin every five or ten minutes and last for 35 minutes. When purchasing a combination ticket, be sure to schedule your performance start times at least 50 minutes apart to ensure that you will make it to your second performance. For questions, please contact our staff at 978-744-0991 x153 or groups@7Gables.org.
Hawthorne's work has inspired Hollywood since 1908. Join us at The House of the Seven Gables as we roll out the red carpet and explore three of these films as part of our POP! Goes The Gables exhibition. Please visit 7gables.org for details about each film.

Single tickets include entry to one film. Cape Ann Cinema Passholders and Creative North Shore members will be asked to provide proof of membership at will call to receive the discounted price.

The POP! pass includes entry, a popcorn, and a soft drink for each film in the series.
2019 Taste of The Gables Confirmation

Thank you for making your reservation for the 7th Annual Taste of The Gables.

- Mingle with friends and sample delicious offerings from nearly twenty chefs and vendors.
- Raise a paddle at our thrilling live auction or try your luck at the silent auction table, featuring unique experiences & items.
- NEW for 2019! Enjoy wonderful musical and magical entertainment.
- Support The Gables’ mission to educate our community, including newly arrived immigrant families, and preserve our historic campus.

Please contact Pilar Garro at 978-306-7014 or pgarro@7gables.org for additional information.


We love Hawthorne’s Salem, but let’s not forget about Hawthorne’s Concord! Join us for a full-day excursion to Concord, MA and retrace some of this historic town’s literary footsteps with two walking tours.
• Emerson’s Circle walking tour: Explore 1800s Concord and the lives and homes of famous authors, including our very own Nathaniel Hawthorne! Join to learn about how famous and influential people impacted their community and discussed issues such as the Civil War.
• A packed lunch will be provided through the Concord Market
• Sleepy Hollow Cemetery walking tour: See Nathaniel Hawthorne’s grave and explore other famous authors and individual throughout Concord’s History.
In 1692 the Salem Witch Trials wrought havoc on a small New England Community. Relive these events - in their own words! This show takes place in the Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house, where you will be interrogated by magistrate, John Hathorne, Hawthorne's great-great grandfather, who is infamous for his role in the condemnation and deaths of suspected witches. From there, encounter the tormented, the accused and their accusers in this interactive theatrical experience. Beware, you may find yourself being accused of "writing in the devil's book!"
Learn more about October Performances

Performances begin every five or ten minutes and last for 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. When purchasing a combination ticket, be sure to schedule your performance start times at least 50 minutes to ensure that you will make it to your second performance. For questions, please contact our staff at 978-744-0991 x153 or groups@7Gables.org.
Guilt! Greed! Revenge! Enter the world of Nathaniel Hawthorne's burdened characters from his classic The House of the Seven Gables, as they haunt the hallways of their eerie mansion. Witness two families entangled in a curse as Matthew Maule condemns Colonel Pyncheon with the very words destined to become his fate and follow his family for nearly 150 years; "God will give you blood to drink!" Travel through this house at your own risk, for as long as there is a Pyncheon descendant inside, only darkness and death will fill its walls.
Learn more about October Performances

Performances begin every five or ten minutes and last for 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. When purchasing a combination ticket, be sure to schedule your performance start times at least 50 minutes to ensure that you will make it to your second performance. For questions, please contact our staff at 978-744-0991 x153 or groups@7Gables.org.
Salem resident Jack Butterworth is a retired newspaper reporter, a former comic book writer and a collector of comic book art. Using pages of original art from The House of the Seven Gables and other Classics Illustrated publications, he will explore the story behind the comics and the company.